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Gold Jewelry Rich And Inviting

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Warm, rich, inviting gold.

Gold has tickled our fancies, and lifted our spirits for time immortal. Since the first days when one of our ancient forefathers found some shiny golden rock sticking out of a boulder, pried it from it's rock prison and found it malleable, gold has tickled our fancy, adorned our bodies and been used in a multitude of other creations.

During the Gold Rush days, Gold tempted many a prospector to head west to line their pockets with this golden ore. Some literally struck gold and some went away empty handed. Many miners persevered and kept their dreams of riches alive by digging away in quartz or pyrite veins or whilst panning for gold in mountain streams, yearning for this elusive golden ore.

Most gold mined for jewelry today comes from South Africa. Most of the gold in the United States is found in Nevada and South Dakota. Gold is even found in seawater although no viable means of extraction have yet been found.

Gold found in South Dakota is primarily from the Black Hills. Its name is derived from the Sioux words, Paha Sapa, meaning Hills that are Black. These black hills holds one of the world's richest gold deposits. The gold from this area is unique. It includes deposits from the early and middle Proterozoic age, Cambrian age, early Tertiary as well as more recent gold deposits. The gold found in the Black Hills is also unique in color and shade. The gold found here comes in three shades, a pinkish hue, gold with a greenish tint and the more traditional yellow toned gold.

Did you know that if you took all of the gold in the entire world and melted it down you could form a cube 60 feet tall? On the other hand, an ounce of gold can be beaten down to 300 square feet!

Gold is a soft metal and quite malleable. Ever see a prospector in an old western bite his gold nugget? Ever see a bank robber in an old movie bite his stolen gold bar? They were testing to see if it was really pure gold!

To give modern jewelry strength and durability most gold jewelry today has had an alloy added to it. The term carat describes the amount of gold present in a piece. Pure gold is 24 carats.

  • 18K gold contains 18 parts gold and 6 parts of another metal(s), making it 75% gold.

  • 14K gold contains 14 parts gold and 10 parts of another metal(s), making it 58.3% gold.

  • 12K gold contains 12 parts gold and 12 parts of another metal(s), making it 50% gold.

  • 10K gold contains 10 parts gold and 14 parts another metal(s), making it 41.7% gold

    Gold is best used to its fullest potential when formed into the finest of gold jewelry. Gold jewelry is available to everyone, and in every price range. You'll find its warm golden hue in every imaginable design of jewelry, from fine necklaces to heavy chains. Gold accentuates diamond encrusted bracelets and pearl earrings. Gold is gorgeous as simple hoop earrings or set with pearls. It makes a perfect accompaniment or background to diamonds, rubies and sapphires as well as other stones. Gold jewelry is so versatile, it's the perfect accessory. A simple gold piece goes as well with jeans and a tee shirt as it does with your evening wear for a night on the town.

    Gold is the gift to give on a couple's fiftieth wedding anniversary, the golden anniversary. But why make her wait? Give her a gift of gold and watch her eyes and heart light up.

    Nothing warms a women's heart more than the gift of gold.


    About The Author: Shop Amazon - Top Gift Ideas
    Robert Vayner is CEO/Founder of FashionPenny.com, a purveyor of fine wholesale gold jewelry. http://www.fashionpenny.com

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